A First Aider are considered to be the “First Responder”. The First Responder plays a very important role in the “Patient Care Cycle”. In order to act with competence and confidence, the First Responder needs to be properly trained in the correct first aid procedures and techniques. It’s better to know first aid and not need it than to need it and not know it.
Communication at ABET Level 3 & Mathematical at ABET Level 3.
Course is facilitated by a competent subject matter trainer, who utilises a combination of the following techniques to ensure that the session is practical and experiential: Discussion; Role Play; Exercises & Case Studies; Videos/DVD’s; Games, Slide Shows & Written Questions.
Ladies should preferably dress in such a manner that it is practical to practice first aid. E.g. Higher neckline tops to allow for bending / Pants or tracksuit pants due to bending and or being a patient / Flat shoes.
All staff members – Everyone should be able to perform first aid, because most people will eventually find themselves in a situation requiring it for another person or themselves.